The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CISA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 144 146
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Permanent jobs citing CISA 7 18 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.63% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 2.33% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 10
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £35,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £130,000 £70,000 £70,800
UK excluding London median salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.81% +4.76%  

CISA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 651 773 830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.99% 26.97% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 407 565
Median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CISA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing CISA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CISA in Scotland.

Salary trend for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CISA in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CISA in Scotland

CISA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CISA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +5 3 £62,500 -3.84%
Edinburgh -11 3 £130,000 +147.61%
CISA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing CISA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CISA.

1 15 (78.95%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) CISM
2 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (36.84%) Information Security
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
5 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
5 6 (31.58%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (31.58%) OWASP
5 6 (31.58%) IT Audit
5 6 (31.58%) GDPR
6 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Business Development
7 4 (21.05%) CRISC
7 4 (21.05%) PA-DSS
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) B2B
8 3 (15.79%) PCI QSA
9 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
9 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
9 2 (10.53%) Marketing
9 2 (10.53%) Internal Audit
9 2 (10.53%) PMI
9 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management

CISA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Electronics
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Security Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Compliance Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Auditor
3 4 (21.05%) IT Auditor
4 3 (15.79%) Information Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Audit Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Technology
5 1 (5.26%) IT Audit Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (5.26%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
2 7 (36.84%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) Data Protection
3 6 (31.58%) IT Audit
3 6 (31.58%) OWASP
4 5 (26.32%) Business Development
4 5 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (26.32%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
6 2 (10.53%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.53%) Internal Audit
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) CISM
3 8 (42.11%) Degree
4 4 (21.05%) CRISC
5 3 (15.79%) PCI QSA
6 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
6 2 (10.53%) MBA
6 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
7 1 (5.26%) CCNP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) GDPR
2 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
3 4 (21.05%) PA-DSS
4 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) CyberArk
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec